(August 28, 1749, Frankfurt - March 22, 1832, Weimar) is a German writer. At the same time, and a variety of publications has carried out research in the fields of natural sciences. Since 1776, the Weimar Duchy minister has served in various administrative and political.
Goethe, poetry, drama, story (in the form of prose and verse), autobiographical, aesthetic, artistic and literary theory, as well as many works, including the natural sciences has been signed. However, the letter from a rich variety of content, an important literary works. 'Storm and enthusiasm' (Sturm und Drang), and has been a representative of the most important pioneer. In 1774 'The Sorrows of Young Werther' is famous for his work with the whole of Europe. Then, since 1790, Friedrich Schiller, and alternately with the common manner, form and content, the ancient cultural understanding, concentrating on the most important has been a representative in Weimar Classic. Goethe, as well as abroad is considered to be representative of the German literature.
The value of rank began to decline after the death of Goethe, since 1871, the German national identity, the German crown crowned. For only works, but also for example be a fascination life occurred. Goethe, until now, been considered as the most important German writer, his work has taken place at the peak of the world literature.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe